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20 country research projects

Grade Level(s): 2-5

Resource Type: Research Project

Total Pages: 645

Answer Key & Rubric: Included

File Type: PDF

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Country Research Projects Bundle

Explore and compare 20 countries from around the world!

Develop global awareness through country research projects

With these research projects, students take the role of explorer. Using a variety of resources, including our kid-friendly Country Profiles, they investigate the geography and culture of different countries to create a final product.

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20 Countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Thailand, United States

 

Each Country Research Project includes:

  • Student Draft Book – step-by-step directions to guide students through the research process, with graphic organizers for note-taking; an answer guide is included
  • Country Research Project Templates – presentation tools to create an interactive notebook, poster, or display board
  • Choice Boardextension activities to inspire further exploration, including preparing a traditional dish and sharing a folktale
  • 4-Point Rubricassessment criteria for students to review before sharing and for teachers to apply while grading final projects
  • Globe Trottin’ Kids Passport & Australia Stamp” –  learn about more countries,  earn more stamps for your passport, and become an informed citizen of the world!  

Please Note: These country research projects do not include information about the country. They will introduce and guide students through the research process to collect facts.

 

country research preview

country research preview

Topics & Activities include:

Geography

  • identify the country’s location on a world map and continent map
  • complete a compass rose
  • create a map key
  • label a country map according to the map key

Quick Facts

  • record the country’s population, area, climate, products, and currency

Flag

  • color the country’s flag 
  • describe the meaning of its color(s) and symbol(s)

Languages

  • learn common words and phrases in the country’s official language

Food

  • create a menu for a day 

Clothing

  • design traditional clothing (paper, fabric) for paper dolls 

Sports

  • identify popular sports and activities

Animals

  • classify by animal group and display in a pocket chart

Influential People

  • sketch a portrait and write a description of the individual’s contributions 

Holidays & Celebrations

  • create Save the Date cards using 4Ws (what, when, where, why) and 1 H (how) 

 

🌎   Country research projects are a fun learning experience for the whole class, cooperative groups, or independent investigations. 

🌍   Perfect for a multicultural night or fair.

🔆  Minimal Prep & Maximum Engagement


Related Post: Helpful Resources for Country Research Projects


Each Country Research Project is Also Available Individually

Australia

Brazil

Canada

Chile

China

Egypt

England

France

Germany

India

Iran

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Mexico

Nigeria

Russia

South Africa

Spain

Thailand

United States

 

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